Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa - Monchique, Algarve, Portugal


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Caldas Monchique Walk
This walk passes through multiple routes of the Via Algarviana, where you can observe the most abundant flora and fauna in the region, as well as having the opportunity to enjoy a panoramic view of the Algarve coast. You come to the quiet village of Caldas de Monchique where you can drink fresh water from the mountains and get to know a little bit about its history

Time: 1 hour   Cost: Free   Great For: Easy Walking Tour

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Monchique Walk
This walk starts in the centre of the city of Monchique, walking towards the Resort. You will have the opportunity to learn about some of the most emblematic monuments and places in town, as well have the chance to explore the local commerce. A walk that stands out by the fusion of several experiences rich in natural, architectural and cultural beauty.

Time: 2 hours   Cost: Free   Great For: Average Difficulty

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Explore Walk
The Mountain of Monchique is the region's favourite mountain for hiking in nature. The ideal opportunity to explore and experience the flora and fauna of the Mountain through a route from the Via Algarviana, that it will take you through valleys and hills until you’re greeted with breath-taking views of the Algarve coast. Suitable for those who are in great physical condition and enjoy an active but pleasant nature walk. Great for city detox.
From the Resort and back.

Time: 2 hours   Cost: Free   Great For: Regular hikers

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Active Meditation
A relaxing walk where you seek to slow down the hectic pace of urban life. It is an alternative to the traditional meditation but will follow some of its foundations such as using breathing techniques and turning your attention inward, however, while walking slowly. You will be guided to focus your attention outward through each of the five senses, seeking the balance between being fully present in your body as well as in each moment and appreciating what surrounds you.

Time: 40 min   Cost: Free   Great For: Peaceful Walk

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Dolphin Watch Experience
An emotive anthem to marine wildlife! With a marine biologist on board, you’ll head up to the natural habitats of dolphins, whales and porpoises, pursuing one of the most wonderful spectacles of life in the oceans.
Objective: Adventure, Dolphins Watch, excitement
Time: 1h30 to 2 hours trip – departure from Ferragudo – arrive 15 min. early

Cost: 40€ adults and 25€ Children  Great For: Dolphin watch

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Horse Riding
In the beautiful Galley area you can find a horseback riding activity with certified and experienced instructors. For all levels of riding experience

Time: 1h30m   Cost:35€ p/ adult   Great For: Horse riding

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  • Carvoeiro Cave Trip

Cave Sightseeing Boat Tours
Enjoy the famous scenery of the Algarve, as we take you on a relaxing and simultaneously breath-taking ride of our coastline. Get ready to discover secret paradises, and enter the magnificent rocky formations carved by the sea.

Time: 2 h Cost: 30€ adult, 20€ children Great For: Families

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All activities need to be pre-booked 24h in advance


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